What Is Claudication? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment


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What is claudication?

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1. What is atherosclerosis and PAD?

2. What are the symptoms of claudication?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Claudication is a serious medical issue that should not be ignored. This quiz and worksheet combination will help determine how well you understand this ailment by asking questions pertaining to its causes, symptoms, and treatments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be asked about:

  • Related conditions and diseases
  • Risk factors for claudication
  • An explanation of the condition

Skills Practiced

Be prepared to utilize the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related medical lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of different treatment possibilities
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as PAD and atherosclerosis

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of this medical condition by reviewing the accompanying lesson, What is Claudication? - Definition, Symptoms & Treatment. This lesson will address the following topics:

  • Claudication, atherosclerosis, and PAD
  • Pain in the legs and other symptoms
  • Angioplasty, vein grafts, and shunting as treatment